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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-12-2005, 05:50 PM Thread Starter
 
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Hi guys, im a newbee here and i just got a 05' ZX-6R from Ohio.....anyway i just wanted to meet all of you!......i won't have the bike for another 3 week's(have to go down and get it),Well it's good to be here!!! I live in Colbert, that's north of spokane!!!! What do guys think on this as being my first bike? Handling, performance, comfort? And please put some advice on what definetly not do do or try doing.......Well thanks!!!
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Hi guys, im a newbee here and i just got a 05' ZX-6R from Ohio.....anyway i just wanted to meet all of you!......i won't have the bike for another 3 week's(have to go down and get it),Well it's good to be here!!! I live in Colbert, that's north of spokane!!!! What do guys think on this as being my first bike? Handling, performance, comfort? And please put some advice on what definetly not do do or try doing.......Well thanks!!!
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must DO's

1. Take MSF Course (This is the BEST money you will ever spend on motorcycling)
2. Buy helmet, jacket and gloves (and any other gear you can think of)
3. Never ride outside your capabilities
4. Practice the fundamentals (youll learn this in MSF if not already taken)
5. Have fun!

This is a great informational fourm with a buch of great members. An 05 zx6r is a beautiful bike. Be careful, it is more powerful than most think. IF you respect the bike, then you should be okay. What are your measurements? I am 6' 3" and 180 and I ride an 01 zx6r. I have no problem getting on or off the bike and my feet touch the ground flat. As long as your feet touch the ground comfortably, then you dont need to adjust the ride height. Keep the rubber side down!
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First I would like to welcome you to TWF and enjoy your stay here.

Second...snadamo is correct and fully on the money with hie list of 5 must do's.
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Dimachka I think your the first member on this forum from that corner of the country.

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must DO's

1. Take MSF Course (This is the BEST money you will ever spend on motorcycling)
2. Buy helmet, jacket and gloves (and any other gear you can think of)
3. Never ride outside your capabilities
4. Practice the fundamentals (youll learn this in MSF if not already taken)
5. Have fun!
very good advice

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snadamo Quote: must DO's
1. Take MSF Course (This is the BEST money you will ever spend on motorcycling)
2. Buy helmet, jacket and gloves (and any other gear you can think of)
3. Never ride outside your capabilities
4. Practice the fundamentals (youll learn this in MSF if not already taken)
5. Have fun!

+1
Welcome fellow Kawi owner. You have one awesome first bike so done turn the heat on tooooooo quick.
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Well, thanks a lot guy's i'm 6'1" and weigh 180. And i already have a helmet and glove from the dealership. Thanks again!!!
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Well, thanks a lot guy's i'm 6'1" and weigh 180. And i already have a helmet and glove from the dealership. Thanks again!!!

you shouldnt have to adjust the ride height of the bike. Looking forward to seeing pics of your bike when you pick it up
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you shouldnt have to adjust the ride height of the bike. Looking forward to seeing pics of your bike when you pick it up
Factory settings should be close.

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